Frida Kahlo collected—and was inspired by—retablos, a form of Mexican folk art devotional painting. I, in turn, am inspired by Frida Kahlo. Selecting among hundreds of drawings I made during the pandemic through Life Drawing Barcelona on Zoom, I’m currently putting together this series.
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We’re all afraid to face…that open space. [Neil Young]
He not busy being born is busy dying.
Don’t just do something, sit there!
Regret doesn’t come from failure; it comes from giving up. [Mel Robbins]
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence. [Blake Lively]
Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake. [Rumi]
To think for yourself, question yourself. [Maxime Lagacé]
None so blind as (s)he who will not see. [John Heywood]
Accepted 2021 Winter Solstice Show
You can leave your hat on. [Randy Newman]
The best protection a woman can have
[Elizabeth Cady Stanton]
I don’t need a position…I have a place. [Brian Rutenberg ?]
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. [Swedish proverb]
Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.
[Theodor Seuss Geisel]